Welcome to the Crime Victims Helpline

Freephone 116 006

Monday to Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday and Holidays 2:00 – 4:00 pm 

Crime Victims Helpline offers support to all victims of crime in Ireland. We support, inform and empower victims of crime and all those impacted by crime.

We are here to listen. We can provide you with information about the criminal justice system. We can tell you about other victim support organisations and resources in your community.

Crime Victims Helpline can be contacted at:

Freephone 116 006


Text: 085 133 7711

Our hours are:

Monday through Friday- 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday and Holidays- 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sunday- Closed

Outside of these hours you can leave a message and your call will be returned during the next Helpline open hours.


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If you or someone you know is affected by domestic violence, you can access the services listed below to receive support and advice. For further information, you can also contact the Crime Victims Helpline Freephone at 116006 to receive emotional support and information about the criminal justice system.Help is still available during Covid restrictions for those affected by domestic or sexual violence.

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Here is a useful resource video we have about what happens when you report a crime to An Garda Síochána in Ireland, and what you can expect to happen. For more information you can call the Crime Victims Helpline Freephone at 116006.

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The Crime Victims Helpline is open every weekday from 10am until 5pm, and on Tuesdays until 6:30pm. We are also open on Saturday from 2pm to 4pm. We are here to provide emotional support and information to anyone affected by crime in Ireland. ... See MoreSee Less

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